From Assembly Lines to Automation: The Evolution of Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has gone through huge transformations throughout history which have been possible through technological advancements and changing market demands. From the early days of labour-intensive assembly lines to the present era of automation, manufacturers have continually adapted to stay competitive and improve efficiency. In this article, we’ll explore the evolution of manufacturing.
The Rise of Assembly Lines and Mass Production
The start of assembly lines in the early 20th century revolutionised manufacturing. It was pioneered by Henry Ford and […]

4 Window Construction Trends for Commercial Buildings in 2023

Windows are an incredibly important part of commercial buildings, but unfortunately, they often tend to be overlooked. However, they play a crucial role, and as such we see various trends emerge over time designed to increase functionality and practicality.

What kind of construction trends have seen for commercial buildings so far in 2023? We’ve put together a list below – which includes window openers as our top pick – to help you understand what’s popular in commercial window construction today […]

Houses Of The Future: 5 Features You Can Expect To See In New Homes

The future for homeowners is looking bright. Despite increases in energy costs and the rise of inflation, homes are still one of the best investments you can make and a great way to invest money for you and your family’s future.

Planning ahead will help you to maximize the return on your investments, so if you are a homeowner, you should be thinking about the must-have features that house buyers will be looking for in five, ten, or twenty years.

Here […]

The Biggest Challenges Facing Construction Firms This Summer

We don’t need to tell you that it’s been a challenging eighteen months regardless of what business you work in. The pandemic had a brutal impact on the marketplace and even now, as Great Britain starts to roll back its restrictions on a large scale, we are still seeing signs that it’s not over yet. From furloughs and redundancies to closures and lockdowns, we have all been through so much and it seems somewhat cruel to point out that […]

What home buyers are looking for in 2021

One thing the pandemic hasn’t done to us Brits is reduce our insatiable desire to move house. The real estate market is as strong as ever, which is great news if you’re planning to sell this year. However, it’s worth being aware that Covid has changed what people look for in a home. Some of these are things you can’t do anything about, such as an increased appetite for rural homes or properties near to parks. But there are […]

The Customs Clearance Startup Taking the Friction out of Brexit

The UK’s borders are not equipped – both in terms of staff and technology- to handle the increased workload that Brexit will bring about. Trade bodies representing the UK logistics sector are becoming increasingly firm in their warnings, citing potential materials shortages as a consequence. The impact this will have on the construction industry must not be underestimated.

This is why KlearNow, the customs clearance tech startup, has set its sights on post-Brexit UK as it continues its mission to […]

Choosing a trade? These handyman jobs pay the best, and worst

When entering the handyman line of work, it can be tough to choose which trade to focus on. Tasks like painting, roofing and masonry require different skills, and often qualifications as well. So, where to focus your efforts? Two considerations are important to many: job availability and pay. Most prefer a profession where they won’t be struggling for work. Good compensation is highly desirable, as well.

Whether you’re just choosing your trade or re-training for a career change, here’s what […]